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Ricoh PJ X2130

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Ricoh PJ X2130

Ricoh PJ X2130
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A poor spec and 4 year old XGA 2200:1 contrast ratio projector, with satisfactory running costs
1024 X 768 (XGA) 2200:1 No 2,800 ANSI Lumens Oct 2013
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Ricoh PJ X2130 Review

With low running costs and mediocre features, we have scored the Ricoh PJ X2130 as follows:
30
Features
Missing Some Features
28
Age
4 Years Old
59
Running Costs
£68 Over 5 Years
29
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

Epson data projectors have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better data projectors are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
This projector has running costs of £68 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,040 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving data projectors.
It has some good features, but it does also miss a couple of key features:
Bright and crisp image - high contrast: crisp and high quality image
Durable: achieves high durability with DLP process
HDMI: can provide high image quality for blu-ray, and DVD
3D ready: 3d capable (for frame sequential method)
Only 1024 x 768 (XGA) resolution
Very low contrast ratio (typical)
Dimmer than average projector brightness
Very short service life of lamp

Ricoh PJ X2130 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the PJ X2130 will cost £68 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 2,040 data projectors.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This data projector has been on the market since October 2013.

Features

Only 1024 X 768 (XGA) Resolution

The PJ X2130 has a 1024 x 768 (XGA) projector native resolution which is higher than most data projectors. Most multimedia projectors have a 1280 x 800 resolution. Projectors resolutions range from 640 x 360 (nHD) (worst) to 4096 x 2400 (4K) (best).

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The PJ X2130's contrast ratio (typical) of only 2,200 is lower than average when compared to most other multimedia projectors. It is in the lowest 17% of all multimedia projectors when sorted by this feature. Across all the data projectors the contrast ratio (typical) range from 1.5 to 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The dimmest projector brightness of data projectors is 100 ANSI lumens, the brightest is 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens. The PJ X2130's projector brightness of only 2,800 ANSI lumens is dimmer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is in the dimmest 24% of all data projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Very Short Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Ricoh PJ X2130 of only 3,000h is shorter than 86% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. Data projectors have service life of lamps of between 200h and 50,000h, and the average service life of lamp is 7,000h.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Ricoh PJ X2130 has a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors also have a built-in speaker.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Ricoh PJ X2130 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of data projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

The bulb power of the PJ X2130 of only 200W is in the smallest 23% of all data projectors when sorted by this feature. The bulb powers of multimedia projectors range from 15W to 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The PJ X2130 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that 63% of data projectors also do not support full HD.

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3D-Ready

The Ricoh PJ X2130 is 3D-ready, which is unusual. 85% of projectors are not 3D-ready.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

ricoh pjx2130, ricoh 981607

Barcodes:

04961311871238

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